Republicans have rejected a bill to grant Civil Unions to same-sex couples after hearing seven hours of testimony in a committee room overflowing with people on Thursday. It’s just one the topics that our media partners at Colorado Public Television and Colorado Inside Out are discussing.
Michelle Shocked is passionate about many things, including Arts Education in public Schools and artist’s rights, the latter subject that is made more poignant by the 25th anniversary of a bootleg recording. KUNC’s Wendy Wham has more.
A bi-partisan compromise to create a healthcare exchange is in jeopardy. Republican house majority leader Amy Stephens says she'll introduce an amendment that will drastically change the bill. Just days earlier Stephens stressed the importance of an exchange saying it would help small businesses and individuals purchase affordable health insurance, and make the market more competitive.
A bill that would have created civil unions in Colorado failed Thursday in the House judiciary committee on a party line vote. It was widely expected to die in the Republican-controlled committee, but proponents remained optimistic right up until the last vote was cast.